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Download the audio track for O Chief Of Cities Bethlehem by Traditional Hymn, from the album Open Hymnal.

SongID 8162
Language English
Album Open Hymnal
Artists Traditional Hymn
Authors Aurelius Prudentius, Michael Praetorius
File TypeMP3
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Verse 1 O chief of cities, Bethlehem, of David's crown the fairest gem, But more to us than David's name, in you, as man, the Savior came. Verse 2 Beyond the sun in splendor bright, sbove you stands a wondrous light Proclaiming from the conscious skies that here, in flesh, the Godhead lies. Verse 3 The wise men, seeing Him so fair, bow low before Him, and with prayer Their treasured eastern gifts unfold of incense, myrrh, and royal gold. Verse 4 The golden tribute owns Him King, but frankincense to God they bring, And last, prophetic sign, with myrrh, they shadow forth His sepulcher. Verse 5 O Jesus, whom the Gentiles see, with Father, Spirit, One in Three, To You, O God, be glory giv'n by saints on earth and saints in Heav'n....